Elizabeth Schumer

Elizabeth Schumer

Adjunct Instructor

Lizz Schumer is a journalist and nonfiction writer, specializing in food, culture, and service journalism. She currently works as a staff writer at Good HousekeepingPrevention, and Woman’s Day magazines. Her articles and stories have appeared in The New York TimesBon AppetitHuffPost, and a range of literary journals. She is the author of Buffalo Steel. Schumer has taught journalism and communications at Niagara University and Canisius College. She received her MFA from Goddard College.  Schumer teaches Magazine Copyediting at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Currently Teaching

Introduction to the Media Industry

In this two-session course taught by a senior magazine editor with deep experience in newspaper, magazine, and digital media as well as...

Magazine Copyediting

Passion, whether for language or a specific topic, is at the core of this Magazine Copyediting course. In it you will learn the importance of...

Freelance Journalism: How to Pitch and Sell Stories

Learn how to hatch fresh story ideas that will draw editors’ attention and how to portray these ideas in winning ways.